GE drags premier U.S. corporate debt, which posts worst year since 2008

The stock market's gyrations have grabbed the year-end headlines, but another key financial market, investment-grade U.S. corporate debt, is turning in its worst yearly performance since the financial crisis a decade ago.


Posted 2018/12/30 19:19:19

Bangladesh PM takes big lead as opposition rejects poll alleging vote rigging

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's ruling party took a big lead over the opposition in a national election on Sunday, early results and trends showed, in a poll that was marred by allegations of vote rigging and violence that killed 17 people.


Posted 2018/12/30 18:56:47

Hardline cleric Larijani named to head powerful Iran body

Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani - the chief of Iran's hardline judiciary who has been blacklisted by Washington - was named on Sunday as the new head of the powerful Expediency Council, state television reported.


Posted 2018/12/30 18:22:14

Oregon hotel fires two employees who called police on black guest

A Hilton hotel in Portland, Oregon fired a security guard and a manager after a black guest captured them on video calling the police to report him for trespassing after he had been speaking to his mother by phone in the lobby, the hotel said on Saturday.


Posted 2018/12/30 17:51:58

Congo police officer and civilian killed in fight over alleged voting fraud

A police officer and civilian were killed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in a dispute over alleged voting fraud in Sunday's presidential and legislative elections, a witness and a politician from the area said.


Posted 2018/12/30 17:04:00

Deutsche Bank is strong, has no need for state aid, merger: chairman

Deutsche Bank is strong and its turnaround strategy is bearing fruit, Chairman Paul Achleitner said, ruling out the need for state aid and playing down speculation that the lossmaking German bank should merge.


Posted 2018/12/30 14:54:01


G2Alphabet is now complete. all will be revealed soon  G2A Team

Posted 2018/12/26 20:19:01

Hawaii missile alert: False alarm warning broadcast

A false missile alert was broadcast in Hawaii urging people to take shelter.

Posted 2018/01/14 02:40:43

Dealing with debt: The mini-bankers learning how to save

Schoolchildren from Kirton Primary in Boston run their own bank with its own currency to learn about saving money.

Posted 2018/01/14 00:46:09

EgyptAir hijack: Man jumps from plane cockpit window

A man was filmed jumping from a hijacked EgyptAir plane cockpit window shortly before the hijacker surrendered.

Posted 2016/03/29 11:46:23

EgyptAir hijack: Cyprus president laughs off hijacking

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has said that the hijacking of the plane that landed at Larnaca was not linked to terrorism.

Posted 2016/03/29 10:42:10

Israel on alert for attacks by Islamic State fighters in Sinai

With so-called Islamic State militants active in Egypt's Sinai, Israeli troops are on alert for attacks just across the border.

Posted 2016/03/29 05:32:26

Inside Aleppo province: On the ground with Kurdish forces fighting IS

The BBC gains exclusive access in Aleppo province, where Kurdish forces have seized most of the border with Turkey from Islamic State fighters.

Posted 2016/03/29 04:08:36

Armed man shot by police at US Capitol building

Police shot an armed man as he tried to enter the Capitol building visitor centre in Washington DC.

Posted 2016/03/29 01:29:40

Library cuts: How flagship building made savings

Birmingham's new £189m library had to shed staff and reduce hours within two years of opening.

Posted 2016/03/28 23:00:16

Fire engulfs tower block in UAE city Ajman

A fire has broken out in a tower block in the city of Ajman in the United Arab Emirates.

Posted 2016/03/28 21:39:52

Pants for fishing nets: How stranded WW2 crew survived

The family of an RAF flight officer relives their father's wartime tale of survival.

Posted 2016/03/28 11:31:08

What Katie did: Storm damage across London

Wind gusts of up to 105 mph (170 kph) from Storm Katie have caused Gatwick-bound flights to be diverted, and damage across London.

Posted 2016/03/28 09:47:14